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Canadian slaughterhouses refuse US horses

October 12, 2012
It appears that Canadian slaughterhouses will no longer accept US horses for slaughter for human consumption. Truck drivers carrying horses to the border today were called and told to turn back. Livestock auctions notified customers of the change.Chaos...

Slaughter in Japan captures worldwide attention

September 1, 2012
Last week marked one of the most successful demonstration days ever for Save Japan Dolphins.  Worldwide, activists showed up en mass to protest the annual Japanese slaughter of dolphins made famous by the movie The Cove, 2010 Academy Award...

My philosophy about Horse Rescue

October 20, 2011
My philosophy about horse rescue is very simple. If the Government of the United States wanted to do something ambitious, moral and ethical, the Bills before the Senate would have been long since signed and enforced. The truth is, many...

Can we save them all?

August 8, 2011
Slaughter begins with one very simple question and segues into so many more. Are horses livestock?There is a contingent of people, mostly Mennonite and Amish, that believe horses are a tool, equipment and when they outlive their usefulness, like...

Heritage Acres Equine Rescue

July 15, 2011
Heritage Acres is owned and operated by Shelly Ames, who has almost 40 years of a varied background working with horses. In 1972, first introduced to riding, Shelly was a member and officer of her 4-H club in Monroe...

Walk to end factory farming

July 11, 2011
Coordinators for Farm Sanctuary's Walk for Farm Animals announced they are starting early to create buzz about Charleston's Walk for the Animals.Farm Sanctuary's Walk for Farm Animals is a...

Horse survives cancer; celebrates 4th birthday!

April 19, 2011
In June of 2010, the plight of a small horse named Willie was told here, highlighting his mother's amazing rescue from sale to a slaughterhouse while she was pregnant with him.  Willie's mother, Snickers, was...


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